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Devoted to the Agricultural, Commercial and nanufacturing Interests of Frederlcksburj? and the Tidewater and Piedmont Country.
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Fredericksburg Va. Saturday March 25. 4899.
Price 3 cents
1899 OP-TOME SPRING OPENING
AT S. C. WALLACE'S.
Come ?lid seo the RrettU'St mines ever offered id
DRY GOODS & NOTIONS
in this city. Tne markets North, South, E*st and West have vied with each
other in contributing to this marvelous dispUy of beautiful goods, compris?
ing the latest designs in Dress Hoods and Silks and everything in White
Hoods you can a?V for. Elegant Percales at til cents Hnge lots of Cali?
coes, Ginghams, Satteens, Lawns, and anything ehe you want in Wash
Fabrics. Ask to see the 3 oent Brown Cotton. Ladies', Men's and Chil?
dren's Underwear in ?11 grades. Trunks. Umbrellas. Corsets, Shirts, Shirt
Waist? and Ladies' Skirts deserve your attention. Everything jroa want
in the Notion Line WALLACE ha? it.
Country Merchant? can get just what ttiey want, and how they want it, at
the lowest prices, if they will buy from
S. G. Wallace,
Have Just Received Two Cars of POTATOES,
One of Early Rose and one of Burbank.
This is first class Northern Seed, and yon will save money
by getting my prices before purchasing.
Have also on hand two new two horse Wagons and u young
Bav Ilorst' for sale cheap.
S- J. MARSHALL,
Oir S? G? Nw lit,
Aud are unsurpassed by any sfock
ever shown in Fredericksburg.
Everything New and Novel,
B<>TH WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
J. T. Lowery & Co.
Cheapest Dry Goods aud Motion Uouse iu Virginia.
5Z7 jQHN ~M. GRIFFIN,
Staple and Fancy Groceries,
Fine Liquors, Tobacco and Cigars.
Agency Pabst M Uwankee I.aiyer lieer and U-*t tonic We also have in ?to? k Ale?.
Porter, btout, etc. <M) B Street.
BID YOU EVER
Whereas, the time i? or near at hand
to sow Grass Seeds, and to that end we
oall attention of farmers to the follow?
ing resolutions :
First Resolved?We have
Red Top and Mammoth Clover
8econd Resolved?We have
Timothy, Red Top and Herd's
Third Resolved- Wj want
to sell them.
Foor> Resolved?Now is a
good time io buy.
Fifth Resolved?Don't fail
to call on ?s when in want.
QEO. J. FLETCHER,
ARCHITECT AND BUILDER.
Plans, Sp?cifications, Elevations. D'.alls.
Work of all kinds in the building line.
Thorough personal inperYisioo of ai*
wntk. ?Awn or ?Wmtrv.
(HENRY DANNEHL. Phop.)
European ans American plan. Steam, t?as
Electricity. Confortable Rooms. Bouatlful
Tab'. Oood Restaurant tteaeonable rsifi
A well supplied BAB and KKTAIL UUUOB
BSTABLfSHMBNT 1b oonnectlon. '? Uorit
CCI IK ALL YOU? Ml? S WITH
A HeeUtae Chest la lUelf.
Stmale, Safe and Qelok Cure far
CRAMPS, DIARRHOEA, COUGHS,
20 and 00 o*nt Bottle?.
?CWANK OP IMITATIONS.
SUV ONLY THE GENUIN?.
ML M. LEWI6.
Juit receireil a lame lot of
Blinds, Cypress Shingles
N. 0. Flooring and
which I tell cheaper than any one els*
in the city.
Call and ret my prices before buylrg
1? Commerce Street and National Boulevard
?rice?. 18 Choice Kobo
^^^^^^^^^^^ Ju?hes for ?1. Chrjs
?ntvemums Carnation?, KuchKiaft. Ao.,5oent??
S???, BarlT Ve#?t.Wo Plant? cheap. Cut
Fiowerssud Floral Deslfna.
Call a? B. C. Nln'el ?tore and ret a cata?
logue and lea*? >"tir order?.
J. PALMEE OORDON
Plorlit. Althland, V?
Has Moved His Tonsorial Parlor
Mr. Charle? Lawson has moved hi? Tonaortal
Parlor from upper Commerce street Jo the
?floe lately coupled. bf ??i *?? ?**?>
where he U prepared to do all work suet aa
ShaVin?. Hair Outtlnf, Shampooing and Hatr
Drossln* to the moat artistic manner. B
?hop Ulargeand eommoftloos, alwejs ooo
even la this ?oat oppreaaiTe weather. Neat
mm an? the latest Ay?? of workwUl Jo "?
the ehlef (eetaraa of tai? establishment.
New crop GARDEN SEEDS
?UA?IUTH ? CHESLEY.
Fast Dyes For Coll?n.
BRILLIANT ANO UNFADING COLORS
MADE BY DIAMOND DY?S
A Ten Cmt ImiHtmint Often Saves
Professional dyers always use ditfer
ent dyes for cotton thau for wool, as
cotton is a vegetable fibre, while wool
comes from an animal. In Diamond
Dyes there are some fifteen fast cotton
colors that are prepared especially for
cotton and mixed goods. a These dyes !
give colors than even washing in strong I
soapsuds or t<xposnre to the sunlight
will not fade.
See taat you get Diamond Dyes, and
take nothing else.
Notes ? t Iatersst From the fiu.nev t fic?
r CorresDoudeuce of The Free Lanee ?
Guiney's, Va . March IS, ISSS,
The reoent rains have caused the
banks of the Mattaponi river to over?
flow, rendering it dangerous to cross,
and the roads near it are in a worse
condition than they have been for sev?
eral years, but the usual number of
railroad ties, hoop-poles and drummers
are hauled here daily, notwithstanding.
Our people have done nothing in the
way of farming, gardening or raising
spring chickens, but the welcome sun
for the oast few day? has put new hope
in us. and we feel as if we must be up
and doing The strawberry raisers in this
section are preparing for a big crop.
The number in the business will be
largely increased this year and as
"competition is the life of trad?*," s
lively seinon is expected
Goiuey and vicinity has been flatted
frequently of late by " laud buyers," ,
but we have heard of no sales as yet.
Mr. Geo. Oosby, while engaged in
assisting some ladies to arrange flowers
in a pit, allowed one of his hands to
unue in contact with a defiant cactus,
which oanst-d some pain and uneasi
ness.as well as inconvenience for a few
days. However, after following the ad
vic of our esteemed Dr J. A. Uhand- ,
1er, the " stioker " was removed, aud
George is again ready to lend a helping
hand when needed, and especially to
Mr. .1. f. Dabney, Sr.,of Chilesburg,
Va., spent last Saturday and Sunday at
Mr. A. J. Williamson has made an?
other improvement on his lot by build- ,
ing a new carriage house and stable.
?Miss Isabel Chandler, of Louisa
Court House, is ou a visit to her annt, \
Mrs. 0. ?. Beasley, near here.
Mrs. J. 8. Carpenter and sou spent i
several days of last week with relative? ;
Mr. S. B. Dabuey, agent aud opera?
tor at Brooke Station, visited his
mother here last Sunday.
Miss Bernice Bullock, who teaches
in the family of Mr. M A. Nann,spent
Saturday last in Fredericksburg,accom?
panied by Mrs. Nunn and little Ruby.
The whims of a woman are not more
numerous or various than are tie small'
pox rumors that roach us, but nobody
here seems much alarmed.
I believe our sick are all improved, at
least to a sufficient extent to always
hear the dinner bell with delight and
to answer immediately to its call.
The late wind storm caused some un
easiness among us, but no serious dam
County Court Notes and Personals
(Correspondence of The Free Lance. >
Tappahannock, Ya, March 23rd, 1899.
Monday was the regular Essex court
day and there was a large attendance,
although the roads were in bad ooodi
Miss Maggie Fauntleroy was in town
Mrs. W. J. Phillips returned from
Baltimore on Saturday with a full line
of millinery. She will have her open?
ing on the first of April.
Miss Virgie Oauthorn left on Monday
for Baltimore, where she will visit Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Fisher.
Mr. J. W. Fleet, of King and Ojueen
county, was in Tappahannock Mond, j
Miss Gertrude Oonncill passed through
town Sunday en route for her home in
King and tuneen.
Mr. W. J. Phillips was with hi? fain?
ily several dayo last week
There was a meeting of the J. (). I
A. M. on Mondey night at the Town
Mrs. Finuie Bagby aud little girls,
Margaret and Janie, of West Point, are
visiting at the Virginia Hotel.
Mes?.?. H. L. and ?. B Newbill
were in town attending court, and re?
mained over until Tuesday.
Mrs. R. H. Bagby 1? quite sick at
her home, in this place.
Mr. Willie Evan? uaa iu town on
Monday attending court.
Mr. George N. Anderton spent sev?
eral dan with hi? family here.
BiiBurtk'i Iroa Nerve
Was the result o? ais splendid haalta. In?
domitable will and tremendous eawrjnr ere
not found where Stomach, Liver, BTraawr?
and Bowels*? out of order. It you wnnt
these qualities and ??? saoeees ?key nvtM.
use Dr BUnt's New UfePffiaTlee? deralop
every power of brat? an? eedr. Only M> at
It ftf. ti wie- ?rag ??*??
Quarterly Uontsisiice So am?r Launched
Oihcr Not?? fr in Scribbler.
(OotfMpoadsjoot of The ftet Loom ,
Stafford Court Home, Ya .
March SSrd, I8W
UM Bol liai orotaad the line mi bit
annual journey North, ami from the
oat look, has created some ooosidereblc
disturbance among tin weather, pro
Thv festival here last week Batted
about fis for the benelit of Kegcster
The Fourth <.?u?rterly Conforte
Stafford Oircuit was held at R?genter
Ohapel last Saturday Key Dr J. H
Boyd, presiding elder, presided The
steward? in attendance were Messrs.
Jno. W. Payne. Oscar Fleming, f, G
Fleming, J U. W Ktnbrcy. W ?
con, W. F. Dent, M K Lowry and O,
A Bryan. Only ttW out of f?.">0 has
been paid on the preacher's salary A
W. (?ill was elected recordieg steward
and M. K Lowry district delegate
Walter (Jox was lioensed as an exhorter
W. T. Dent. Waller S Uill. M K
Lowry, W. T. Deacou, (JiIuit Battit,
and the following stewards : J. O W
Embrey, H. 8tone. A W. O ill, J.i- B
Blackburn. Ueo Armstrong, Oscar
Fleming. W. T. Deacon, Jno ??reen,
Jno. W. Payne. L 0. Fleming. M K
Lowry, W. T Dent and (' A Mryan.
The workmon of the America? Tele
graph and Telephone Oouip.my, who
are engaged in stringing four lines of
wire, reached here laut Friday ami
stayed over Sunday. Mr. Pat Wll
foreman and A 0. Kenneth, Beq , pur
chasing agent. Fifteen men ?top]>ed
here, and their deportment while ben
was favorably commented on by all
Mrs. Flatford's steamer \vj- itj
fully launched at Ooal Lauding last
Tuesday She wi'l now load with
about 100 cords of wood and bo
to Alexandria, where she will remire
her boiler and engine
Mr. Walter Ooi.of (Hrr law ville, paid
the Oourt House a visit this ?root
Mra Wesley Knight hot bawl iiaito
sick, bat is now better.
| Mrs Bert Stevens spent MvenJ days
in the 'Burg this week rislttag
sister, Mrs. Agnes Lloyd.
The roads are ?lightly improving, bat
Oapt. Posey Whaling says tbe "mud
has turned to putty," aud it is still
quite dangerous fora man of Inn M-dlf* |
nity to be travelling around
Dsafneii Csssot be Cure!
by lo-al applications, a* thev cannot r. . h
the diseased portion of tbe ear There in
only oie wav to cure deafne??' ami i li?t is
by constitutional remedes. Deaf nets is
caused by an inllamed con<)it on of the
mncons lining of the Kustachian Tube
Wnen this tribe gets inflamed you hare a
rumbling sound or imperfect hearing, and
when it is entirely dosed deafness is there
suit, and unless the inflammation can t-e
taken'ont and this tube restortM to it? nor?
mal condition, hearing will be destroyed
forever; nine cases ont of ten are caused by
catarrh, whi^h is nothing but an inflamed
condition of the mucous lurftces
We will give One Hundred Dollars for
any case of Deafness (caused t>y catarrh)
that cannot be cured by Ha ? s <atarrh
Cure. 8end for circulars, free
F. J. CHKNKY *CO rolado, 0
S il<l by Druggists, 75c.
flail's Family PlUs are ths best
ALREAOY A WORLD POWER
Bryan Says Acquisition of Phl.ipplnss Not
Necessary to United States.
W. J. Bryan was the goest of the
Chattanooga Bryan Birthday Anniver?
sary Olub, a Democratic association of
that city, recently. In the evening Mr.
Bryan addressed an audience of 5,000
people at the Oity Auditorium, Oov.
McMillin, Representative J ihn A. Moon
and other distinguished Democrats of
Tenneaaee occupying the restrain with
Mr. Bryan discussed the issues before
the public, touching opon the income
tax, tbe money question, trusts, the
standing army and imperiilism, follow?
ing Unes similar to those cf hts recent
speeches. Speaking of mperialUm,
Mr. Bryan said
"Oar nation is temptei to depart
! from its 'standard of morality' and
adopt a policy of 'criminal aggression. '
But will it yield? If I mistake not the
sentiment of tbe American people, thny
; vill spnrn the bribe of imoerialisoi.and
1 by resisting temptation win such a vic?
tory as has not been won dnce the bat?
tle of Yorkiowo.
"The forcible annexatitn of the Phil?
ippine Islands is not necessary to make
tbe United States a world power. For
over ten decades onr nation has been a
world power. Daring in brief exist
| ence it has exerted opon the human
I race an influence more potent for good
than that of all the other nations of the
earth combined, and it bas exerted that
: mQoenoe without a sword or (ratling
i gun. Mexico and the republics of Oen
i tral and South America testify to the
, benign influence of oar Institutions.
; while Europe and Asia giro evidence
of (he workings of the laaven of self -
"In in* growth of Democraoy wa ob
terra tbo triumphant march of an Idea
?and idea thai woold he weighted
down reihet then elded by the arm?
?ad weapons proffered by Imperialists
Aro amad, but Skin Eruptions rob Ufe o?
toy. Buoklen's Arnica Baive, cure? them;
ateo Old, B"nntnf and Fever Bore?. Ulcers,
Boils, felons. Corns, Warts, Cuts, Bruises,
Moms, ??aids. Chapped Banda, Chilblains.
Best Pile cure on earth. Drives lout Pain
and Aches. Only M otee box. Cure i
Tante*?. Bold by M. M. Lewte, Drotftst.
llaman il v, Duty ami Up
The Baltimore Bon
dren i ?sTBegte, in hu article
rent number of IB? North
Review, oppnead imperialisrti
it would bring ns no trade a<
and wouiii probably Involve n
Mate? in foreign wars and
menti In lb? March Dumbei
Review, lie take* op the .in?
Imperiallan from anotber sti
: " llumaiiirv, " "Dul
"Destiny," ami aadertakea
that Imperialism woold soi ba
tloable policy for the United
eveti if it were inspired by tlie
motives and most unselfish oo
iion Mr Oaraagia racognliej
thai Imperiaiiam has gained ?
in oartain quarters bananas it h
ptaaaoMd to them in the light o
tian duty "The average Amei
the West, "he says, "considers il
ir t to evade a task which, as I
it. Providence ha* dearly j
upon this country " This is tl
Of view of a very large nun
Amerloana absolutely |ga ?nal i
!?? Il r v ea and tropical OOnditM
their opinion the United st
Oharged with a "holy obllgati
bold the Philippina? and rlvili/
Christianize the natives Du the
hand, "the people of In? BOfJl
Mr Oacnegie obeertee, "have
edge of th? problem? of nice and
il i- t '. ?J duty' to U<"]i OUI r?
from farther dangen arising
racul diffen ?
Mr Carnegie ?mis attention t
cotilhrf of Opinion in the pulpit
the subject of imperiaiiam. 1
i'otter. Dr. Van Dyke, |)r Unyla
Parkbnrati Dr. Sal >n and others
itely againat h Hishop
ami Df. I.yman AM>>tt have tab?
ItC View, put solely frou
? o? th- M
Mr Oarnegi? regnri's a?
ass o e , t the whole mattet a?tau
mal. i>v Profeeeot nidan, of the
vanity of Penaayrrantn The lat?
? in ?ad as ?aylng that his pa-f I
a Btlsatonary argument for sxpai
aud concluded by offering tie
pi jyer m behalf of the Filipino?
prny rae? thai tboaa who aro wi
to reeanta in darkness nnd
even willing to tinht 111 (
to do so. inky, whi
willingly or uiiwillinglv, be bffO
Into tha tight. " Profeeeot Aldan
mark" that this prayer suggests to
live remark of ?the piona ai
Of the ' TThsnaon de Roland.'' in
scribing one of the victories of Ohi
over the Mussolmans : ''T
was not a pagan left in the city
Wae not aithet kill." I or mide a HI
Mr Carnegie quotes from a re?
statement of Bishop Doane as folio
"No diftioulties or no anxieties can
ter the facts or change the situati
or put back the advancing moverx
Of IJ id's will, which tends to the fi
substitution of the civilization.
liberty and the religion of Engli
speaking people for the lost domin?t
of the Litin raros and the Latin r
ginn God has called the people
America to be bis instruments i
movement perhaps even greater in
consequences than the Reformation
England, or the liberation of Italy
Ihe unification of Germany." "Il
with the view Bishop Doane present?
adds Mr. Caertegie, ' 'that we anti-i
perialists have to deal, not with ?i-O
ing party politicians waving the fl
and descending to claptrap phrases
'split the ears of the groundlings. ' "
It is submitted by Mr. Carnegie,
reply to Bishop Doane's revelation
"God's will" that in the tropics
insurmountable barrier has been plac
against the English-speaking ra?
Processor Worcester, who knows mt
about the Philippines, tells us that o
race cannot settle there and make pt
inanent homes, neither can it in pal
of the tropics, nor has it even done s
It has tried to do so in India, but h
failed The fact that Bishop Doai
cannot point to any successful setil
ment of our race in the tropics won
seem to imply, says Mr. Carnegie, th
psrhaps he has misinterpreted ' 'God
will." One of the reasons ?whioh,
Mr. Carnegie's opinion, renders it b
yond our power to help the Filipinos
the fact that, with a few exception
the only Americans whom the nativ
can ever know must be our soldiers, I
American woman and children caun<
make their hon.es there. "No boi
inflaence tl ?wing from America
homes, no Christian 'roman, no awe
children, nothing there," says M
Carnegie, "but men and soldiers, tl
former only t few adventurers win
failing to succeed at home,thought the
could make money in the Philippines.
The presence of soldiers In any towr
in the tropios, it is contended, is d^
astroua feo bosh native? and fore??nere
Every imperialistic clergyma? or in
teUigentman, sayaMr. Oemegie.ehonl
know that soldiers in foreign camps, ?
far from being missionaries for good
require mlssionariea themselves mor
than the native?. There are airead;
missionaries in abnndanoe in .th
Philippine?, and beyond a few of
different sect of Christianity we hav
nothing more than a/a can send. ' 'Th
religious school of imperialists, ' ' de
olaraaMr. Carnegie, "no doubt ?Intern
doing for the Filipino? what is beat fo
them, but when we crush in any peo
pis its longing for Independence w
take away with one hand a more pow
erf ul means of oivt'ixatlon than it 1
possible for on to bestow with to
other. ' ' Mr, Oaroagie oonoladee will
the argument that whan we enano
gr 'W our own rOOC we OOOnot
civil:/ itio'i fur th?' other. India
bai bi on ?object to British rol
neaiiy i wo bondreds yean and yet not
dm pieos 11 artillery eon be iDtrostod
t> Dative troops Tue people have still
to be held down, a* m the beginning
it is so in every dependency in which
tbe loperlor p wet aasnmes the right
to govern the inferior without being
able to settle 'here and merge un i it
Dr. (lady's Condition Powders, are
jui-t what ? .1 whin In bid
condition. Tonic, blood purifier and
vermifuge. They are not fsxl but
medicine and the best 'n use to put a
horse in prime condition. Price '?b
oents pet package. For suie by M. M
What Bryan Says.
In a speech last week m Tennessee
W .1 Bryan said :
" In IBM we tried to ad i ai. loo ?M
tax lo our national Saws I hui today
loot is much in favor i an income tax
M i was wbofl l helped to make it.
The idea of the iooosne tax is today
stronger than It?rer WEE My opinion
is that the momie tax law was consti?
tutional when it was passed, conntitu
tional when n eras before the Supreme
Court, and is constitutional notwith?
standing the change oi mind that the
BeprenM Court underwent. The recent
war brought tic tai SObyact
boose to the hearts of the people, and
they see if as it is The hour of peril
which was for eat on by Joalioe Br<wn,
of tbe Bopretoo Oonrt, oeroe during
that war. We eeedad m ?re money to
defray the eXpenaOS of the l > vf Rim ut
"This Sopreme Coat? decision was
?bulwark bfhifld which the Id
of the Dation si od In the hour of
peril you can run y lOT m itb
to be a target for boll ' oemj
to protect the flag, bol you dare not lay
your hands upon accumulated a
The Demoeratio party stands i i an
Intent to the Uonstitotion which
0*111 s i seonrely tix an loo itne tax tin*
not four jodges .. ? idgee cat
build a bulwark around the accumu?
lated wealth of the laud to PTOtOOl II
from taxation. 1 n-j me that the D IDS
ocratic party was big eooogh and brave
enough so striae at not one tru?t, but
at every trust "
Mr Bryan talked a great deal more
aboot tru?ts and BOBWered the Presi?
dent's desire to have the army ;u .
? I i bring the b leasings of eivilloa
tlofl toten million people in the Philip
' be said, "takes 70,000 soldiers
to handle it. Before the war it took
inly 25,000 soldiers t ) preserve order
among 70,000,000of people, Our policy
is not yet fixed At Atlanta, Mr. Mc?
Kinley said : ' Who will dare pulldown
the flag?' At Boston, a little while
later iip 8aid ; ' The question is in the
hands ot the American people, ' so ll
would seem that this policy is not fixed.
If the policy is not fixed, then why
this asked for increase in our standing
army? Shall our nation join in the
barbaric parade of the nations of Eu?
rope? I say if we do so, take down the
statue in New York Harbor and send
it home to France, and borrow that of
William the Conqueror from Eugland.
I object to shooting the Gospel from a
Oatling gun and the forceful preaching
of the Gospel to the heathen people
Do yon believe that a religion like our
can be preached from the point of the
gun and the biyonet? "
Your heart beats over one hun?
dred thousand times esch dey.
One hundred thousand supplies of
good or bsd blood to yeur brsia.
Which Is It?
If bsd, Impure blood, the?your
brain schee. You are troubled
with drowsiness vet csnnot sleep.
You sre ss tired In the morning
as et night. You have no nerve
power. Your food does yon but
Stimulants, tonicsv headache
powders, csnnot cure you ; bul
will. It makes the Itvor, kidney!,
skin and bowels perform their
proper work. It removes all Im?
purities from the blood. And It
makes the blood rich lo Ite life*
You win be more rapidly corea
if you will take s laxative dose of
Avar's plUs each night. They
?roete?thesluggisb liver sndthue
?VHTa? e? ?as? Ommtmr?.
?_| if il iTffil?^lriitfc il
t Absolutely Pure
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
HO?t tAJUWOtKlWIXS CO., KfW YO??. _
SOUNDING A NOTE OF WARNING
Mr Kohlsaat Decries G?\ emmental
Priitictlo? of Trusty
Ohioago, March 21.?The "Times
Herald,' regarded by manv as the Ad?
ministration's personal organ in the
w*est, says editorially tins morning:
'When the St, I'uul ,Poineer Press'
declares that it is the duty of the Re?
publican party to repeal every protec- j
tive duty under the shelter of which its
benafwiaria? have organized a trust or
combination of any sott to advance
prices it meets the views of the
"Times-Herald" to a dot. The pur
; - ? of the protective tariff was to fos
ter industries not to protect .monopo?
' * No mercy or consideration should
be shown to any combination of capital
thaf takes advantage of a protective
tariff to malet American consumers.
Whenever protective tariff enhance*
the price of the prodaot of a trust to
i he American consumers, it should be
reduced or repealed entirely.\ Its adop?
tion will remove the stigma of foster?
ing trusts from the Republican party.'
lue Washington. D. C., Post says:
".Ickyl Island is getting a tremend
OB? lot of free advertising, these days, I
to the temporary sojourn th?re
of Pr?sidant McKinley aud Speaker
".Tekyl is one of the group of sea is?
lands that dot the coast of Georgia,
and is as beautif ul a place to rest in as
the heart of man could wish. It is
about eight miles long by two miles in
width ; the climate is balmy and the
vegetation semi-tropical. In its natural
wild state as I first knew it twenty-five
years ago it was full of game and was
a paradise for hunters aud fishermen.
a a snpnny of rieh New Yorkers bought
it a decade or more ago from a mem?
ber of the du Bignon family that had
owned it half a century, and by the
lavish expenditure of money converted
it into an ideal winter resort.
"South of Jekyl is Cumberland, the
biggest island in the group, that .he
State of Georgia gave to Gen. Nathaniel
Greene.for his distinguished services
in the Revolutionary War. While on a
visit there Gen. 'Light-Hone Harry
Lee, father of Gen. Robert E. Lee, was
seized with mortal illness, and his ro?
mains still repose in their island
grave. ' '
EU Life Waa Bared
Mr. J. B. Lilly, a prominent cltlien of Han?
nibal. Mo., lately hada wonderful uellver
ance from a frightful death. In telling of It
lie tar?: "i was taken with Typhoid Fever,
that ran into Pneumonia. My luug? became
hardened. I was so weak 1 couldn't (eveu ?It
up In bed. Nothing helped me, I expected
to soor? die 01 Consumption, when I heard of
Dr. King's New Discovery. One bottle ?ave
great relief. I continued to use It. and now
am well and strong,I can't say too much In Its
prat?-." This marvellous medicine Is the
surest and qulokest cure m the world for all
Throat and Lung Trouble. Kegular sizes 00
cent? and 11.00. Trial bottle frw> at MM.
Lewis' Drug Store; evor/bottle guaranteed.
J. H MYER, JR? & CO
HBATLNG 8TOYB8, WOOD & GOAL
Clay Flu? Pipe for UbUnnsys. Tin
Roofing. Steel Roofing. Gas-Fitting at
Lowest Prices.. Iron foros Pumps at
-agents for the
Cj-LIBRATID IROM KIW, FIT1 LIS
AND FARMER GIRL
BEST ON TUB dARCIM.
CALL OH ?B BIFORJ YOTT 3UY.
J. H. MYER, Jr. & CO
We are headquarter? for
LANDRETH'S AND FERRY'S
0T Special Prioee to Farmen
and Market Gardeners.
601 t? Sl'RBBI.
IPIIVa AKBAN?iBMENT. I?W
BALTIMORE, FREDKR1CK8BDRG AND
KAPPAHANNUC'K RIVER ROUTB.
Ou sii'l .ilter F'ri'lrty. Pan li liitb, steamers
Richmond, Wcstui'.re'snd and Essex will
leave Piei .'. I. gut aire? t, Baltimore, every
Tu. s.lay and Friday at 4..? p. m., for Frs4
? irg and all ?ham* on the river.
Returning, will leave FredurlckaLurg at MS
p. to. tide permitting. .Monday and Thure
? lay. U-<'letownat Im ? m., Tuesday and
ril'lay for Baltimore.
lu tun-,n? Wednesday, at 4:30p.m.
fol Naylcr's and all wliar\et below, i
Hay Port. Returning will leave Naylor'tat
&J3? a. m.,on Ihunxlay fur Baltimore.
Leave Baltimore at 4>? p. m., Thursday for
Tappalianiie.'k and ail ? hurves beluw, except
Hay Port. Millcnbeck and Merry Point. Be
t Lining win leave Tappahannock at lam.
Monday, tor Baltimore.
Will leave Tappahannock for Norfolk st U
m.inoon) Friday stopping at all landings
win leave Norfolk at 6 p. m. Saturday for
Tappahannock, calling at all landing?.
No freight received for outgoing wasmen
sfter 4 p. m., on string davs.
Freight received for all stations on Ps>
tomac. Fredericksburg, A Piedmont R. B.
POTOMAC BIVBB BOCTB.
Beginning Tuesday, December T?\Jt.
ut. amer Potomac will leave Pier S, Ugki
.-?r? .i. Baltimore at 6 p. m. Tueeday sad
Saturday for the Potomac River, calling at
Huiidlcks, Cowart's, Walnut Polnt.Coen.Kin
?ale, MuDdy's Point, Lodge. Adams, Ploey
Point, Aoell's, Leonardiown, Coburn's, How
ard'sand atone'?. On Tuesday only for Lan?
caster, Btiibwood, Riverside, Liverpool Point,
(liymont. Alexandria and Washington. >.__
Returniug. will leave Tth Street WharTr
Wasbington. at 4 p. m. Thursday, calling
st all of the abov Diet.ttoned wharves,
leaving Leonard to v. 'Sa. m. Mondar,
and Friday. Klnsaus. U m.. Miller's
1 p. m.. G rason's at 6 p. m.. Bacon's at ? p. ?..
arriving in Baltimore early Tuesday
and Saturday mornings.
Freight received aall) at Pier 9, Light
HENRY WILLIAMS. Agent,
at Baltimore, Md
sTBPHENSON * bRO., Agent?,
at Washington. D. C
KEY COMPTON, Agent,
at Norfolk. Va
W. D. SCOTT, Agent,
at Prederioksbuig, Va.
FOR SUPERIOR ARTICLE
which on account o? thslr ags ana
srs specially sdvised for msdlelnal ur;??
Bold and reoommended by
M. c. BTRABBUBOl*?,
JOHN F. 900TT
-DXAt.SX IM ?
Hirdiirt Md HuditN SpeeUia?,
On? doer below Chat WaUaee ? Bra.
?reu tare or ?
Barb Wire, Guns, rtstol?, Baso?, Bnivf
Ac., will be sold st reduced prime manija*,
the timas. Money can be saved by nmBBsst
nc at BtKiTTB Hardware Baa??._
Seeds. Fresh 1899 Seeds. Let
ua All your orders this year.
Johnston & Pearson,
FROM THIS I WILL BEOLN TO 6BLL
Winter Stock cf nilllntry
I have left on band at ?cat, to
make ?oom for
Felt hat?, fancy feather?, oettieh
feather?, children's cap? and bonnatn
and many other thin*? at eoat priaae.
MRS. n. E. T0riPKIN5,
810 B Street
tV. B. OOVINQTON.
Cor MAD* AND MILfORD 8TBKSTS,
Feeds tue Hungry, aethee>*?*??
-??ffS? -SSMi .'figgS
ses, ? ? ""jT'^agSiBta.
r?Jjfsww* Bag?-A atassi.?Bwaf?^?